Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions NFL Betting Odds, Lines & Predictions for Week 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Jan 06, 2022, 11:17 PM
  • The Packers (13-3) are -3.5 favorites vs the Lions (2-13)
  • Sunday, January 9, 2022 1:00pm EST on FOX
  • Total (Over/Under): 44.5 points

The Detroit Lions (2-13) play the Green Bay Packers (13-3) on Sunday, January 9, 2022 1:00pm EST at Ford Field.

The Packers are betting favorites in this matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (100).

The total (Over/Under) is 44.5 points for the game.

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Where & How to Watch Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, Week 18

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00pm EST
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Detroit, MI at Ford Field

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Betting Odds & Spread, Week 18

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Green Bay Packers-3.5 10044.5 -110-165
Detroit Lions +3.5 -12044.5 -110140

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Green Bay Packers: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Lions

The Packers are 9-1 (.900) when passing for more than 250 yards this season — best in NFL; League Avg: .537.

The Packers are 9-2 (.818) when averaging more than 5 yards on first down plays this season — best in NFL; League Avg: .537.

The Packers are 17-3 (.850) when passing for 250 or more yards since the 2020 season — best in NFL. The Lions have allowed 264.4 passing yards per game since last season — fourth-worst in NFL.

The Packers are undefeated (11-0) when intercepting at least 1 pass this season — tied for best in NFL; League Avg: .628.

Detroit Lions: Keys to the Game vs. the Green Bay Packers

The Lions are 1-9 (.100) when throwing at least 1 interception this season — third-worst in NFL. The Packers have intercepted 18 passes this season — fifth-most in NFL.

The Lions are winless (0-8-1) when the opposing team commits between less than 60 yards in penalties this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: .486.

The Lions are 1-14-1 (.062) when making less than 5 explosive passes in a game since last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: .448.

The Lions are 1-9 (.100) when throwing at least 1 interception this season — 3rd-worst in NFL; League Avg: .361.

Additional Matchup Notes for Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, Week 18

The Lions ran successful plays on just 30.4% of rush attempts last week — fourth-worst in NFL. Packers allowed successful plays on just 27.3% of rush attempts last week — second-best in NFL.

The Lions have thrown for just 6.3 yards per attempt this season — fifth-worst in NFL. The Packers have allowed just 6.0 yards per dropback this season — tied for second-best in NFL.

The Lions are 1-9 (.100) when throwing at least 1 interception this season — third-worst in NFL. The Packers have intercepted 18 passes this season — fifth-most in NFL.

The Packers have been successful on 47.4% of plays they have run this season — fourth-best in NFL. Lions have allowed their opponents to be successful on 46.5% of plays this season — fifth-worst in NFL.

The Packers were successful on 60.3% of plays they have run last week — third-best in NFL. Lions allowed their opponents to be successful on 58.0% of plays last week — fourth-worst in NFL.

The Packers ran successful plays on 59.5% of pass attempts last week — third-best in NFL. Lions allowed successful plays on 58.6% of pass attempts last week — fourth-worst in NFL.

Key Injuries for the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Game, Week 18

  • Detroit Lions - No Injuries Reported
  • Green Bay Packers - No Injuries Reported

Green Bay Packers Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Packers ran successful plays on 56% of plays in the 1st quarter last season — best in NFL; League Avg: 45%

The Packers have been flagged 29 times on offense this season — fewest in NFL.

The Packers have run successful plays on 21% of pass attempts on passes when their QB has been pressured this season — 2nd-worst in NFL; League Avg: 30%.

The Packers have gained at least 5 yards on 61% of first down plays since Week 14 — best in NFL; League Avg: 43%.

Detroit Lions Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Lions have run successful plays on 26% of rush attempts in the red zone this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 47%.

The Lions have started 27 drives inside their own 20 yard line this season — fewest in NFL.

The Lions have scored 3.8 points per Red Zone drive this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 4.4.

The Lions have a third down conversion rate of 35% this season — tied for worst in NFL; League Avg: 40%.

Green Bay Packers Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Packers defense has allowed successful plays on 57% of rush attempts in the 4th quarter this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 42%.

The Packers defense has allowed first downs on 31% of rush attempts this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 26%.

The Packers defense allowed a third down conversion rate of 8% on third and 10+ yards to go last season — 2nd-best in NFL; League Avg: 21%

The Packers defense tackled opponents for a loss on just 27 of 394 rushing attempts (7% TFL%) last season. — 2nd-worst in NFL; League Avg: 11%

Detroit Lions Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Lions defense allowed 25 rushing TDs in the red zone last season — most in NFL

The Lions defense allowed first downs on 45% of pass attempts last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 36%

The Lions defense allowed 5.4 touchdowns per interception (38 TDs allowed, and 7 INT) last season — 2nd-worst in NFL; League Avg: 2.2

The Lions defense allowed 4.1 TDs per game (66/16) last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 2.8

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